employee communications

6 ways senior executives can improve communications with employees

Written by: PoliteMail Software Communicating with employees is  an increasingly vital role for top executives in organizations of all sizes. The problem is not all senior leaders recognize this. While executives often take an active role in external communications with the media and business communities, they tend to delegate internal communications or underestimate the value

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How To Take The “Corporate” Out Of Corporate Storytelling

Written by: Jason Anthoine, Audacity Stories are Powerful They can captivate audiences, inspire empathy and understanding, forge new connections, and compel others to take action. Stories also have the power to change the hearts and minds of your employees, customers, stakeholders, and leaders, making them incredibly effective tools for transformation and growth. As leaders and

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How Westar Reaches Deskless Workers With Their Branded App

Written by: Charong Chow, SocialChorus Modern communications are more than just email blasts.  In our last installment, Shel Holtz of FIR was talking with Jana Dawson, Director of Corporate Communications, and Jaycee Breese, Corporate Communications Representative, at Westar Energy in Kansas City, Missouri. They were discussing the difficulties of reaching over 2,400 employees out in

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Your Employees are “the First Public” So Talk to Them Like Customers

Written by Scott McDowell, Tribe Pictures. In a recent interview with Ethan McCarty, the CEO of Integral Communications, Tribe CEO Vern Oakley was asked about the link between authenticity, trust, and the bottom-line: I believe the leadership, particularly the CEO, becomes the lightning rod for trust. You only have to think of companies like Wells Fargo

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5 Tips to Create High-Performance Teams

Written by: Julia Felton, Lead Change No leader sets out to lead an ineffective team. In fact many leaders invest a lot of time and energy agonizing over how to create the perfect high-performance team that works effectively and consistently delivers results. However, there is a problem. Many of the strategies leaders have adopted to

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3 Internal Communications Trends to Plan for in 2018

Written by Jason Anthoine, Audacity. I recently had the opportunity to attend an Advanced Learning Institute conference in Nashville. There were about fifty internal comms folks in attendance, excited to share and learn best practices for both measuring and improving their work. Here are the top internal communications trends that came up during the conference,

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4 Ways Leaders are Turning Employee Resistance into Results

Written by Sean Williams, True Digital Communications. Every leader can agree: Employee resistance is one of the most frustrating experiences. You spend countless hours putting thoughtful consideration into the decisions you make for your organization, only to be met with resistance. Employee push back can feel like a roadblock, but it can actually improve your

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